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Bahram II

Bahram II: king of Persia, ruling from 276 to 293, member of the Sasanian dynasty.

Bahram II

Main deeds:

Rock Reliefs

Bahrām II introduced new new kind of scenes: images of intimacy (Sarab-e Qandil), frontal representations (Sarab-e Bahram), fights against lions (Sar Mashhad). He also used new sites, which had never been used before. Bahrām left no less than ten rock reliefs.(Numbers according to the Vanden Berghe list.)

  1. Audience relief Naqš-e Rustam
  2. Audience relief at Sarab-e Bahram
  3. Family scene at Sarab-e Qandil
  4. Family scene at Barm-e Dilak
  5. King and dignitary at Barm-e Dilak
  6. King at Guyum
  7. Arab envoys relief Bishapur
  8. Fight against lions at Sar Mashhad
  9. Equestrian victory relief Naqš-e Rustam (defeat of unknown Roman enemy)
  10. Double equestrian victory relief Naqš-e Rustam (defeat of unknown enemy)
  11. Kartir relief Naqš-e Rajab
  12. Kartir relief Naqš-e Rustam

General Literature on Sasanian Persia

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